A University of Melbourne study is investigating the benefits and challenges of new technologies that aim to improve the social and emotional wellbeing of aged care recipients.
Putting older people’s needs at the centre of technology decisions enables aged care providers to innovative without negative outcomes for clients, an upcoming technology in aged care conference will hear.
A new website has been launched to allow older Australians to compare retirement living villages and find the best possible service to suit individual needs.
A study highlights the importance of artificial intelligence to detect falls for safer practice and harm reduction among residents.
It has never been more important for aged care organisations to secure their networks, writes Steve Hunter.
The aged care sector must beef up cyber defences, or else risk exposing sensitive client information and substantial fines, writes Garrett O’Hara.
Implement new technologies now for today’s seniors but also prepare a plan for future assistive smart device solutions for a more tech-savvy cohort in five years’ time, an aged care IT conference has heard this week.
Aged care and retirement living providers and an industry peak body are among 80 members of a new collaboration tasked with growing the digital health industry.
A New South Wales regional aged care provider is building a virtual reality driving simulator in one of its facilities so older drivers in the community can practice driving without being on the road.
An aged care facility in southern NSW is reaping the benefits of digital health after connecting all of its residents to the national e-health system.
A virtual reality developer that has been working with elderly people in their homes to facilitate stroke rehabilitation is planning to bring the technology to residential aged care facilities.
Australia is “data rich but information poor” about what’s really going on in residential aged care, according to an aged care researcher.
Long-serving aged care CEO Glenn Bunney has been inducted into aged care’s technology hall of fame at this week’s Information and Technology in Aged Care Conference on the Gold Coast.
After months of planning and refining, multicultural aged care service MiCare has introduced autonomous mobile robots into Prinz Willem Alexander Village in Queensland.